Appelsies named president of MKM

July 6th, 2020

Minnesota Knitting Mills (MKM), St. Paul, Minn., has named Rick Appelsies as president. Appelsies joined MKM as senior product development manager last year. His past experience includes a wide array of executive leadership and experience in the textile industry ranging from senior vice president at Red Wing Shoe Co. to various executive leadership and development […]

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From machines to humans: Boost the productivity of your business

September 1st, 2017

Improving productivity depends on a combination of efficient employees, equipment and processes. Driving improvement in all these areas involves examining the current practices in place and making adjustments to systems, employee training, technology, equipment and tools. From small tweaks in communication processes to large technology improvements, companies are using many techniques to boost productivity. Tecsew […]

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Information please: Automated reporting paves the way to productivity

September 1st, 2017

In addition to reviewing in-house monthly profit and loss statements, The Dize Co., an awnings fabricator in Winston Salem, N.C., monitors information gathered by an independent, web-based company. “I can go online and see what we installed the week before and what we have in the pipeline for the next four to six weeks,” president/CEO […]

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Minnesota Knitting Mills receives award

January 23rd, 2017

Minnesota Knitting Mills Inc., Mendota Heights, Minn., was selected for the 2016 Minnesota Excellence Award by the American Economic Institute (AEI), a leading authority on researching, evaluating and recognizing companies across a wide spectrum of industries that meet its stringent standards of excellence. AEI conducts yearly business surveys and industry research to identify companies that […]

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Award recognizes Minnesota Knitting Mills

August 26th, 2016

A company’s reputation within its local community is important to its short- and long-term success. The City of Mendota Heights, Minn., south of the Twin Cities metropolitan area, recognizes local companies that “enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community.” For the second year running, Minnesota Knitting Mills […]

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